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Comparative Literature (CMLIT)

CMLIT 404 (IL) (ASIA 404) Topics in Asian Literature (3) Selected works from the major poetry, fiction, and drama of such countries as India, China, Japan.

CMLIT 404 Topics in Asian Literature (3)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements. 

This course focuses on Asian literature in a comparative and international frame. Different iterations of this course will have different topics as well as different historical or geographic foci, but may include literatures from the countries of East Asia (China, Japan, Korea), Southeast Asia (Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, Cambodia), or South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Pakistan). Because the course is comparative it will highlight relationships between and among literary traditions of Asia, or between Asia and the rest of the world, whether in the fields of poetry, drama, or fictional and non-fictional prose.


General Education: None
Diversity: IL
Bachelor of Arts: Other Cultures and Humanities
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: 3 credits in literature or related field appropriate to this course

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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